Estée Lauder founded The Estee Launder Company in 1946. She began her business venture by selling skin-care products developed by her uncle who was a chemist. Estee Launder marketing skills helped her spread her brand name worldwide. Her company has included several brands such as Aramis, Clinique, and MAC to name a few. Ms. Launder died in 2004 but The Estee Launder Company continues to grow with over $7 billion dollars in sales yearly.